iPad Wifi + 3G imminent?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by xl1ken, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. xl1ken macrumors member

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    Apple debited my account late last night for both of the iPad WiFi + 3G's I have on order. I got e-mail confirmation that one of them would be shipped to me on Friday Aopril 30. No word on the second. The fact that they already debited my account tells me that my orders may get to me sooner than expected. That being said my shipping info has not yet changed.

    Anyone else have their accounts debited?

    Thanks, Ken
     
  2. mikethebigo macrumors 68000

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    Nope, nowhere on his entire forum have I read of someone's credit card being charged. I think you may be the absolute first one ;)

    There's no way you're getting it before the 30th, unfortunately.
     
  3. vertigo235 macrumors 6502

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    I think it might be possible!
     
  4. PsyD4Me macrumors 6502a

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    No way Jose
     
  5. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I agree with the above, the iPad 3G isn't coming any time soon. Just learn to deal with it.
     
  6. JBazz macrumors 6502

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    My credit card was charged last night also. Still no shipping info.
     
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    LOL :D
     
  8. Dr Kevorkian94 macrumors 68020

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    I will be the r-tard waiting in line as i did not order i almost did then decided not to :(
     
  9. jwdawso macrumors regular

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    My credit card has been hit too - for the full amount. It's status is pending.

    My order status is still "Not yet shipped", ships late April.
    :)
     
  10. Tom G. macrumors 68000

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    As has been said here before, the Credit Card hits are basically pre-authorizations. Apple just wants to ensure you have the money before they ship. You may see it go away then come back again. This is normal.

    My account has a pre-auth pending on it now for the full amount. This is only a test.

    Steve Jobs says we will get our iPad 3G's on April 30th and that is the date we will get it, not one day sooner.

    Buck up me hardies, only 7 days 14 hours left to go.
     
  11. Rascalk macrumors newbie

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    Took my money give me my IPAD!!!!

    My credit card was debited on Wednesday around 10am. I also received an email but it said only "late April."
     
  12. Hmac macrumors 68020

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  13. vertigo235 macrumors 6502

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    Apple also said my iPad Case would arrive on 4/20, but it arrived on 4/12.
     
  14. Mitchll macrumors newbie

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    Apple apparently wants to time deliveries with store availability, which they have set to the specific date. They will control it so that happens,
     
  15. Hmac macrumors 68020

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    This is a timed delivery. They negotiated with FedEx or UPS to makes sure everything get timed to deliver across the country on the same day. Just like the did with, for example, both Leopard and Snow Leopard.

    Hey...I hope you do get it early, that would be great. But alas, you won't.
     
  16. ScottFitz macrumors 6502a

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    I ordered on 4/20 and card was dinged yesterday 4/21. Full amount. I got a call from Capital One fraud division.
     
  17. vertigo235 macrumors 6502

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    We don't yet know if this truly is a timed delivery.

    Remember, the iPad was released on 4/3.

    I know what the press release said, yes it said it will be delivered on 4/30. We will wait and see.

    As long as I have it by 4/30, I'll be happy, anything sooner than that will be wonderful though.
     
  18. Hmac macrumors 68020

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    Well, no...we only have Apple's word for it. I suppose they could change their mind and deliver it early. They're certainly known to be whimsical like that in their new product deliveries.:D

    http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/04/20ipad.html

     
  19. Apple Expert macrumors 65816

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    Was this a credit card charge or a debit transaction from a check card? It seems check cards are getting more action than regular credit cards like American Express, Discover, etc.
     
  20. mcdj macrumors G3

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    People please, a little perspective here! The thing will be in stores and in your hot little hands (if you get one at a store) in 7 days. 7 (SEVEN) days! How is that anything but "immenent"? (BTW it's spelled imminent) It isn't coming any time soon? Seriously?

    Have we really become this short of attention...this conditioned for immediate gratification? It's a friggin' toy. It isn't going to extend your life or solve world problems.

    Folks, if you find yourself pining for a 3G iPad and feel you simply can not wait any longer, go outside...ponder the sun. It's 4.5 billion years old. It has 5 billion years of energy left. Ponder the moon if it's night time. The moon is also 4.5 billion years old. The amount of time left before the iPad 3G arrives is microscopic on the scheme of things. Subatomic even.

    RELAX. IT WILL BE HERE NEXT WEEK.
     
  21. lespaul85 macrumors member

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    Well, it better be. I'm not one to ever complain, but my card is charged, and I specifically pre-ordered so I'd get it LATE APRIL before I go away for almost a month on May 1st... So I figured late april, I'd have it for my trip... which is why I got it in the first place... TRAVEL. As long as it's here by Friday of next week though I'm more than happy and the April promise has been lived up to
     
  22. JBazz macrumors 6502

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    Mine was charged, not a soft or pending charge. I ordered my 3G when they first became available and have had soft charges every 7th day since then, but this is different.
     
  23. Sketchr macrumors 6502a

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    Commit to the date already!
     
  24. M87 macrumors 65816

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    The same exact thing happened to me. They put a hold on my card on wednesday and sent me an email that said "late april".
     
  25. Hmac macrumors 68020

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    :confused: They did. They committed to April 30th.
     

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